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Powershift In Cuba; Chemical Weapons; Marlins' Lawsuit; & Record Store Day

Lolo Reskin keeps the world of record shops a part of the community.

Sundial's guests for Wednesday, April 18:

Cuba's Raul Castro stepped down and the new leader of the communist island is Miguel Diaz-Canel. WLRN's Tim Padgett discusses what the new president means for U.S.-Cuba relations.

Aileen Marty is a chemical weapons expert as well as a leading authority on contagious diseases. She shares her thoughts on the chemical weapons attack in Syria and her memory of investigating the Ebola epidemic from 2013 to 2016.

The city of Miami and Miami-Dade County are suing the former owner of the Miami Marlins, and the new team owners are involved too. Doug Hanks of the Miami Herald tries to unravel the case for us. 

We also celebrate record Store Day with Lolo Reskin of Miami's Sweat Records and Natalie Martinez of Radio-Active Records in Fort Lauderdale. 

Luis Hernandez is an award-winning journalist and host whose career spans three decades in cities across the U.S. He’s the host of WLRN’s newest daily talk show, Sundial (Mon-Thu), and the news anchor every afternoon during All Things Considered.